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Library offering investing, researching programs

The Pikes Peak Library District has free programs scheduled next week at the Penrose Public Library that highlight investment tools at the library and researching individuals.

The investment tools program will include information about how to research a company and how to follow a company or mutual fund performance. Sources will include Value line and Morningstar, subscription databases on the library’s Web site and other Internet sites. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

From 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, information will be available about setting strategies for major gift prospects. Areas covered will include how to find and use information about people to identify potential major gift prospects, how to set cultivation strategies and how to determine appropriate solicitation levels. The program will focus on using free resources available through the library district and the Internet.

Call 531-6333, ext. 2308 for information.

Chris Ozeroff headlines Peak Venture breakfast

The Peak Venture Group, Colorado Springs Technology Incubator and the Southern Colorado Angel Group are hosting a special event for local business leader, entrepreneurs and the investment community.

Chris Ozeroff, a partner in the Boulder office of Hogan & Hartson, adjunct professor for the University of Colorado Law School and head of the CU Law School Entrepreneurial Law Clinic will present a discussion about the best way to structure an angel investment from both sides of the deal.

The presentation is from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Drive. The cost is free for PVG member and $10 for the public. To reserve a seat, log onto www.peakventure.org or call 603-0676.

Photos by John Fielder being showcased

John Fielder and the Colorado Wild and American Lands Alliance have scheduled a presentation of his nature photographs for 7 p.m., April 15, at Old City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

The event is free and open to the public. For information, call Udi Lazimy at (303) 473-9525.

CITTI offering SBIR/STTR proposal workshop

The Colorado Institute for Technology Transfer and Implementation is offering a workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 at the El Pomar Penrose House Conference Center about the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

The SBIR program encourages small businesses to explore business/research opportunities and provides incentive to profit from commercialization. The STTR program expands funding opportunities to include joint venture opportunities for small businesses and nonprofit research universities/institutions.

The cost of the program is $50 before April 15 and $75 after. For information, log onto http://citti.uccs.edu or call 262-3686.

W.P. Care Nobel Laureate Series continues

Nobel Laureate Douglass North, Washington University and the Hoover Institution, is the featured speaker for Colorado College’s W.P. Care Nobel Laureate Series at 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Gates Common Room on the third floor of Palmer Hall.

North won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1993.

The presentation is free. For information, call 389-6606.

Former Oklahoma City official to speak at conference

Aden Hogan, town administrator of Parker, Colo., will be the speaker for the Sixth Annual Leadership Conference at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

The conference is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15 in the Lodge at the university.

Hogan was assistant city manger in Oklahoma City and was part of the city’s response team following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murray Federal Building in April 1995.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Extraordinary Events: Leadership Lessons from the Field.” The cost of the conference is $175.